The Herpes Zoster Vaccine is an effective and safe tool used to lessen the chance of getting herpes zoster (shingles) and a complication of shingles called “post-herpetic neuralgia” in adults over 60 years of age. It also proves to be a good tool at decreasing the harshness and length of illness in the event a vaccinated individual does get shingles.
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Herpes Zoster (Shingles) Vaccine: Information for Patients.
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